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Acupressure for painful periods

Acupressure For Painful Periods Ah, that monthly visitor… sometimes a welcome guest, sometimes a ruthless tyrant. If you’re among the many who experience painful periods, know that you’re not alone. But you don’t have to suffer in silence! Today, we’re exploring an ancient, empowering tool for menstrual relief: acupressure. So, how does this work? Acupressure, like acupuncture, works on the principle of stimulating pressure points throughout the body that connect to energy channels (meridians). Applying gentle, sustained pressure to these points …

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Choosing Your Ideal Detox Program

Choosing Your Ideal Detox Program As your acupuncturist in Pasadena, I’m always exploring ways to help you achieve optimal physical and emotional well-being. That often means venturing beyond traditional acupuncture treatments and delving into holistic approaches like detoxification and fasting. But with so much buzz around these practices, it can be hard to know where to start.  Today, I’m sharing my honest review of two popular detox programs: Standard Process’s Purification Programs and Prolon’s 5-day fasting protocol. Standard Process: As you all know, I …

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Acupuncture for kids Pasadena

Acupuncture for Kids

Acupuncture for Kids: Benefits, Effectiveness, and Why Kids Love It Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine practice that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. It is believed that these points are connected to energy pathways, and that stimulating these points can help to improve health and well-being. Acupuncture is safe and effective for kids of all ages, and it can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including: Allergies Asthma Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Bedwetting …

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine For Athletes And Active Individuals in Pasadena

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for Athletes and Active Individuals

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine For Athletes And Active Individuals Whether you’re a professional athlete or just someone who enjoys staying active, our acupuncturists in Pasadena at Healing With Zen know, recovery is essential for maintaining your performance and preventing injuries. Athletes and active individuals are constantly pushing their bodies to the limit. As a result, they are more prone to injuries and muscle soreness. However, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine For Athletes And Active Individuals can help them recover faster and …

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Acupuncture for PMS: How It Helps and What to Expect

Acupuncture For PMS: How It Helps And What To Expect If you are looking for a natural and effective way to manage your PMS symptoms, acupuncture may be a good option for you. Acupuncture is safe and well-tolerated, and it has few side effects. Most people experience relief from their symptoms within a few treatments. Acupuncture is a branch of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body. These points are believed to …

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The healing power of acupressure at home

The Healing Power Of Acupressure At Home In the realm of natural healing, both acupuncture and acupressure stand out as remarkable practices rooted in ancient traditions. Acupressure is an amazing needle-free alternative to acupuncture that you can do at the ease and comfort of your own home.  Essentially, acupressure emphasizes the balance of vital energy, or “Qi,” within the body. This balance is achieved by stimulating specific points along meridians – the body’s energy pathways. All you need to do …

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whole food supplements for growing kids

Trusted Whole Food Supplements for Growing Kids

Nurturing Little Lives:My Trusted Whole Food Supplements for Growing Kids As a mom of two wonderful kids, a dedicated acupuncturist, and an advocate of holistic natural living, I find immense joy in sharing my journey toward nurturing my children’s well-being. Today, I’m thrilled to open up about a crucial aspect of our daily routine – the whole food supplements that I firmly believe contribute to their optimal growth and health.  Please enjoy Nurturing Little Lives: My Trusted Whole Food Supplements …

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brain fog

Brain fog or difficulty concentrating?

Understanding Brain Fog, Memory Problems, and Difficulty Concentrating In the fast-paced world we live in today, it’s common to experience moments of mental fogginess, memory lapses, and difficulty concentrating. Moreover, these challenges can be frustrating and can impact our daily lives, affecting work productivity, relationships, and overall well-being. Lastly, while several factors can contribute to these cognitive issues, one often overlooked aspect is hormonal imbalances.  If you are struggling with brain fog, memory problems or difficulty concentrating, schedule an acupuncture appointment today, …

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pregnancy related migraines headaches

Pregnancy Related Migraines & Headaches

Treating Pregnancy Related Migraines & Headaches Pregnancy-related migraines and headaches can be debilitating, but worry not! Our experienced acupuncturists specialize in providing gentle and natural relief specifically tailored for expecting mothers. Acupuncture offers a holistic approach that addresses the root causes of your discomfort, providing you with the relief you deserve. If you or anyone you know is pregnant, please forward this message to them!   Here’s why acupuncture is an excellent choice for managing migraines and headaches during pregnancy: 1. Drug-free and safe: As an expectant …

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IRREGULAR CYCLES treated by acupuncture

Dealing with Irregular Cycles?

Do you have irregular cycles? According to Chinese Medicine, this means the body is out of balance. Irregular cycles and things to look out for: Chinese Medicine deems a normal menstrual cycle to be between 24-35 days, with an average of 28 days. The duration of menses should be between 3-7 days, with 30-50ml of normal menstrual bleeding. In addition to the cycle length and amount, Chinese medicine believes normal menses should be: red in color, not too dark or light; the flow should …

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